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Interview with Beatrice Fenton, 1978 September 2

Fenton, Beatrice, 1887-1983


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Title: Interview with Beatrice Fenton

Date: 1978 September 2

Physical Details: 3 sound cassettes : analog ; 2 hrs., 21 min., 35 sec.

Description: Date from penned note on cassette 2.

Fenton, interviewed by Hamel Schwulst, discusses several specific examples of her work, including her bust of Peter Moran and her fountains, her work methods, her teaching career, and her education at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

All tapes have an audible hiss.

1 min., 18 sec. of dead air was deleted from the end of the digital reference file. The entire recording is preserved in the digital master file. Duration above reflects length of reference file.

Creator: Fenton, Beatrice, 1887-1983

Forms part of: Beatrice Fenton papers, 1836-1984, bulk bulk 1890-1978

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Beatrice Fenton and Mary Hamel Schwulst. Interview with Beatrice Fenton, 1978 September 2. Beatrice Fenton papers, 1836-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 15306